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Haere Mai, Afio Mai, Talitali Fiefia, Haele Mai, Bula Vinaka

New Zealand Institute of Sport was established in 1996 providing students with a practical pathway to success. We have evolved alongside the rapidly expanding industry of health, fitness, sport and recreation to provide relevant courses from Level 2 to Level 6.

We strive to provide an environment where students are challenged to meet industry requirements and learn the skills that employers are looking for through its high quality academic programmes. NZQA recognised us as a Category 1 provider based on highly confident educational performance and organisational self-assessment.

We inspire our learners with a dynamic and out-of-your-seat approach to learning. Our courses engage directly with industry and communities, building real life experiences and relevant skills.

In January 2020, the New Zealand Institute of Sport amalgamated with New Zealand Management Academies. New Zealand Institute of Sport is now one of the trading names for the registered PTE New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA). Your enrolment is with New Zealand Management Academies Ltd and your qualification is issued by the New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA), which is a Category 1 provider, the highest rating a School can be awarded by the Government. 

Our Mission

To deliver high quality programmes that provide opportunities for all learners to work towards their full potential. We enhance the personal employment and sporting opportunities of learners by providing holistic, innovative courses and programmes. To provide an effective and culturally relevant learning environment which meets the needs of the individual, the industry and the wider community with a commitment to Pacific and Maori communities.

Our Staff

Staff at the New Zealand Institute of Sport are highly qualified in diverse areas of Sport, Fitness and Recreation education. Many of our staff members are graduates of NZIS programmes and several have achieved at the highest national and international levels in sporting endeavours.